Point Localization: In the vertical line passing through the center of the pupil, on the lower eyelid, below the eyeball.

TCM Actions: Expels Wind from face. Enlightens the eyes. Clears heat in the eye.

Indications: Eye problems. Night blindness. Blurred vision. Myopia. Redness and swelling in the eye. Conjunctivitis. Lack or excess tearing. Deviation of eye and mouth. Facial paralysis.

Target area: Eyes. Mouth. Face.

Point Name and Meaning: Chengqi – Tear Container

Acupuncture Meridian: Yang Qiao Mai

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Yang Ming (Bright Yang) [LI + ST]

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.